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Components Laboratory Technician

Company: Lifesouth Community Blood Centers
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is currently seeking anindividual to join our team as a ComponentsLaboratory Technician in Gainesville, FL. Thisposition is responsible for the safe handling and processing of blood and bloodcomponents with consistency and precision. The selected candidate will beworking in a highly regulated environment to prepare components intended fortransfusion.Responsibilitiesinclude, but are not limited to: - Prepare blood and blood products - Perform the lab audit process which includes the quarantine, release anddisposal of blood products based on disease testing results - Filter blood using dockable filters to provide leuko-reducedproducts - Perform general maintenance and cleaning of instruments and department - Data processing and input - Label all available apheresis products and quarantine/discard products, asnecessaryMinimumQualifications: - High school diploma or GED - Valid driver's license. Must also meet and maintain LifeSouth driver'seligibility requirements - Must be able to work evenings, rotating weekends and holidays - Ability to work consistently in a high-volume, fast-paced environment - Must have good manual dexterity and the ability to operate equipment - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing - Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,diagram or schedule form - Ability to do basic math including addition, subtraction, proportions,percentages, scientific notation, etc. - Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, walking, lifting,grasping and repetitive motion. Lifting up to 50 pounds. Occasional stooping,squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing, overhead liftingThe ideal candidatewill possess: - Experience in a laboratory settingCompetitive Benefits Package:- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan - Health, dental, vision, supplemental life, cancer, accident and disabilityinsurance - Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer match - Retirement plan - Wellness program with incentives and HSA rewards This is a full time position. Starting salary range is $13.50 - $14.85 an hour.Background check and drug test required. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative ActionEmployer/DFWP/Tobacco Free.The position description may not include all the duties andresponsibilities of the job. Duties and responsibilities that are not listed,but which the employee may be expected to perform, will fall within the scopeof the skills, knowledge and training for the position. LifeSouth is a Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace. LifeSouth is anaffirmative action employer and provides equal opportunity to all persons,regardless of race, religion, age, gender, transgender status, genderidentification, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin,color or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and localstatutes, regulations and ordinances. LifeSouth complies with all laws andregulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you require any assistance to complete the application process or during theinterview due to a disability, please contact the LifeSouth region where youare applying or call 1-888-795-2707 to request an accommodation. Applicationsmay be completed at a LifeSouth facility or mailed to corporate headquarters inlieu of the on-line application process.

Keywords: Lifesouth Community Blood Centers, Gainesville , Components Laboratory Technician, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida

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